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Voter Fraud Allegations Dog Vernon Reform Efforts

A councilman in the scandal-plagued city of Vernon faces allegations that he may be unfairly influencing a ballot for City Council.

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Mayor Orders Fire Chief To Use Reserve Funds For More Ambulances, LAFD Reforms

Mayor Villaraigosa wants more ambulances on the streets and a complete overhaul of management in the fire department to help improve slow emergency response times.


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LA Unified Teachers Ratify New Labor Agreement Giving Them More Decision-Making Power

Los Angeles Unified teachers have approved a new labor agreement with the school district that will give teachers wide-ranging decision-making power in running their schools.


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OC Group Splits With GOP, Backs Legal Residency For Illegal Immigrants

A group of Republican business leaders in Orange County broke ranks Friday with the mainstream GOP party line on immigration reform.

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Police, Teachers, Firefighters Defend Public Pensions In Carson

Many attendees at Carson City Hall voiced their fears that their public pensions are being unfairly targeted in these tough financial times.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/26/2011

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Study: LAUSD, State Education Policies Flawed

The Los Angeles Unified School District needs critical reform in teacher evaluation, tenure and teaching assignment policies, according to a national study of the district released Tuesday.

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Lower Turnout Expected At Downtown LA May Day Rally

Organizers are hoping for large crowds on Sunday, but smaller numbers could mean fewer problems for police officers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/29/2011

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LA Ranked 2nd-Worst ‘Judicial Hellhole’ In US

A new study says Los Angeles County is home to some of the most frivolous lawsuits in the nation — making it the second-worst place in the U.S. to seek justice.


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Big Wins Fuel GOP Push To Repeal ‘ObamaCare’

Fresh off of an election night being hailed by party leaders as a repudiation of the current administration, Republicans now say it’s time to repeal the health care reform bill.


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LAUSD Says 43 Campuses Are Eligible For Reform

The Los Angeles Unified School District says 43 campuses are eligible for Public School Choice reform, meaning nonprofits, charter operators and teachers can apply to run underachieving or new campuses.


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Unions Blast Villaraigosa Over LA Pension Reform Plan

The latest proposal to cut pension costs for the city of Los Angeles was met with cries of “pension envy” from the union for civilian workers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/27/2010

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City Council Sends LA Pension Reform To Voters

If approved, sworn personnel with 20 years of service would be entitled to a pension equivalent to 40 percent — instead of 50 percent — of their average salary.



Report: California Pensions Cost Each Resident $3,000

An independent think tank says California’s pension fund is awash in red ink, and the burden for every worker in the state could rise to $10,000 a year by 2014.


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LA Pension Plan Delays Retirement Pay For Police, Firefighters

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Controller Wendy Greuel say new changes to the city’s pension plan for police and firefighters could bring in up to $200 million in savings — but there’s a catch.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/18/2010

California Leads Nation In Funding For College Dropouts

A study says California spent the most money in the nation to educate college students who dropped out after their first year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/11/2010